Comedy Performed by: Cal Stewart Written by: Cal Stewart Record format: Edison Amberol cylinder Release number: 4M-734 (A- .6) Release date: July 1911 NPS object catalog number: EDIS 36009 ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Oldtime Source: National Park Service
Warnings of drinking and driving, speeding, approaching a stopped school bus, the dangers of signal jumping "usually jumping into trouble", driving too slowly, drowsiness, driving on street car tracks, getting stuck in sand or mud. ( 4 reviews ) Topic: need keyword
1953 episode of the Classic TV series "Ding Dong School", a show aimed at very young kids. Complete with original commercials. The host shows kids simple activities they can do at home. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Ding Dong School, 50's TV, 1950's Television, Fifties, Kinescope, Public Domain TV
THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES did turn into television's number one show faster than any sitcom in history. A supreme television classic, this CBS-TV folklore favorite ran for nine years and still holds the record for TV's highest-rated half hour. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, The Beverly Hillbillies
This outrageous parody of the prototype 'commercial' family was apparently made as an in-house joke by one of the largest producers of television commercials. Their clients would have never seen this gem, which parodies products as well as the people that buy them. ( 15 reviews ) Topics: parody, advertisement, asian
Promotional film for Westinghouse refrigerator line featuring a system of sticker-like decorations enabling purchasers to style their appliances as they choose. Vague hippie-type flower-power graphics; scenes of mod-dressed middle-class conventional people ( 17 reviews ) Topic: need keyword
1954 Episode of the rare Classic TV show "Sense and Nonsense", a low-budget kids game show produced by WABD, the New York City owned-and-operated station of the DuMont Television Netwrk. This episode features original commercials for Coca-Cola "in the bottle". In this game show, contestants had to identify objects while blind-folded. This appears to be the only surviving episode. ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Sense and Nonsense, DuMont Television Network, DuMont Network, 1954, Game Show, Kids...
An amazing short by an "orchestra" of vibraphone players. Some viewers have noted that this film seems to be a mirror image of how things are supposed to be. This is because original Soundie films were printed backwards so that they could appear correct when played in the Panoram machine (an early film jukebox). ( 39 reviews ) Topic: soundie